- A Gaming Blog got a tad worked up over a supposed Capcom Press Release, which states that the console versions of Devil May Cry 4 run at a sub-HD resolution. This press release was fake.
The press release reads thus:
PC version will supports DX9 and DX10 versions.The PC version support higher resolution (In order to maintain stability in the game at 60 FPS, XBOX360, PS3 supports only 1024 * 640 resolution).
Apart form the questionable English, which could be explained by being a poor translation, the "press release" is wrong. Both console demos of DMC4 have been confirmed by Beyond3d's pixel counters to run natively at 720p. That is, 1280 by 720 pixels.
Although the blogger asks for confirmation from the retail game and not the demo, his fears should be put to rest. In my experience there has yet to be a game that has reduced its resolution from the demo to the full retail release release.
Furthermore, games are designed with a particular resolution in mind and a decision to lower the resolution would not be made at the last minute.
Need more evidence? Each console demo runs at a very strong 60 frames per second at 720p. There is no need for the resolution of the game to be lowered. Moreover, the development of both the demo and the full retail game...